Joseph A. Molinero , president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters local 211 for the last 20 years, was sworn in to a four-year term as the president of the Joint Council 40, which covers Western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia.
Jane Voros was named director of publication services for the American Economic Association. The 35-person publications staff is located in Pittsburgh and edits and produces seven journals, including the world's premier American Economic Review, as well as a database of economics literature, EconLit. Ms. Voros replaces Drucilla Ekwurzel, who retired after decades of service to the association.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland announced the following appointments at its Pittsburgh branch: Glenn R. Mahone , partner and attorney at law, Reed Smith LLP, Pittsburgh, was appointed chairman of the board; Charles L. Hammel III , president, PITT OHIO, was appointed a director; Dawne S. Hickton , vice chair, president and chief executive officer, RTI International Metals, Inc., was appointed director; and Petra Mitchell , president, Catalyst Connection, was reappointed to a second term as director.
Newton Consulting LLC promoted Bill Boehner to chief operating officer; Amylyn Kyler to vice president, people management; Shari Kienzle to director of office operations and corporate controller; Mike Buzzelli , recruiting consultant, talent acquisition services practice area; Alyssa Sladick candidate care specialist, talent acquisition services practice area; Dan Bolena , program/project manager, project management office practice; Rick Arnold , senior recruiting consultant, talent acquisition services practice area; and Steve Smith , program/project manager, project management office practice.
Marmon/Keystone promoted Lou Grenci to regional vice president Northeastern Region, overseeing the Butler, Rochester, Cleveland, Hebron, McConnellsburg, New Castle and Southampton branches.
The Community College of Allegheny County board of trustees elected officers for its 2012 board:
Chair: William Russell Robinson , Allegheny County Council, District 10; vice chair: Gregory K. Peaslee , senior vice president and chief human resources and administrative services officer, UPMC; treasurer: Jay Costa Jr. , state Senate, District 43; assistant treasurer: James M. Flynn Jr. , Allegheny County manager; secretary: Mona N. Generett , vice president for community development, Dollar Bank.
Matthew F. Dilla joined the Pittsburgh Office of Allen & Shariff Engineering LLC as an electrical engineer.
Bob Goodrick was named president of Geyer Printing Co.
Austin Ifedirah was named as vice president, medicare at Gateway Health Plan and will assume the leadership role for the Gateway Health Plan Medicare Assured HMO SNP product.
Ditio Appraisals hired Robert B. Gelman as senior appraiser and director of marketing and Mark V. Smeltzer , director of operations.
WordWrite Communications, one of Pittsburgh's fastest-growing public relations and social media firms, has promoted Jason Snyder to senior vice president.
The Irish Voice newspaper named Kenneth P. Service , executive director of the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education, to the 2011 Irish Education 100. The designation includes the top figures in education across North America who have Irish heritage.
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